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New York, New York / Hudson River Collision #952179

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 10, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The collision of a small private plane and a helicopter over the Hudson River noted.

(Hoboken, New Jersey: Tom Costello) The investigation into the crash featured; details given of concerns about the congested air space over New York City; scenes shown of dive teams; 911 calls played; photos and animation shown of the crash. [NTSB chairwoman Debbie HERSMAN†- comments on the challenges of the river search.] [Helicopter pilot Ben LANE††- recounts trying to warn pilot Jeremy Clarke††.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG – comments on the busy air space.] [Representative Jerry NADLER†- calls for stricter regulations from the FAA.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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